The Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes” at Kiel University, Germany (www.uni-kiel.de/landscapes
) offers a unique research environment at the interface between the Humanities and the Natural and Social Sciences. In its research it addresses the interaction between physical and social landscapes as the most profound process that catalyses human activity in space and time; integrating the interplay of environments, social relationships, material culture, population dynamics, and human perceptions of socio-environmental change of ancient societies and landscapes. The Graduate School has just been granted funding for five more years (until 2017) by the German Excellence Initiative.
Consequently, we invite applications for:
4 post-doctoral positions
We are seeking highly qualified and highly motivated post-doctoral fellows to conduct excellent, highly interdisciplinary research.
The initial contracts are for three years, renewable up to a period of five years. The salary will be at the level of TV-L 13 (100 %). All position holders can apply for research funds from the Graduate School.
Applications in English, including an outline of the proposed PhD research project or the postdoctoral research outline (maximum 8 pages), curriculum vitae, copies of credentials, proof of English proficiency, and two letters of reference must be submitted before 15th October 2012 to the coordinator of the Graduate School, Professor Johannes Müller, as hardcopy and as a single PDF (for address see below).
Kiel University is an equal opportunity employer and aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching. Kiel University has been certified by the Hertie Foundation as a family-friendly institution and is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life. The University supports the employment of disabled persons. Persons with disabilities will, with appropriate qualifications and aptitudes, be employed preferentially.
Address for applications as hardcopy and single PDF (max. 7 MB)Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller
Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Inquiries regarding this call for applications should be addressed to:
PD Dr. Mara Weinelt, Scientific Coordinator
Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes”email@example.com